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I like it a lot, nice man
    
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Say Scorpion49 - care to share your source for those fan grilles ? I have a Monsta rad in the top, and your accidental discovery is the best solution I've come across for filtering the CL case.
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Say Scorpion49 - care to share your source for those fan grilles ? I have a Monsta rad in the top, and your accidental discovery is the best solution I've come across for filtering the CL case.

Sure, I got them at Fry's but they are made by Bgears: http://www.frys.com/product/6101209?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG

You only use the inside plate that is supposed to screw to the fan, and I suppose you could use the filter it comes with as well although it is less dense than the ones I made for myself. I'm sure the way I did it could be refined a lot and more pretty but its under the cover so I don't really care as long as it works well.
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Impressive build sir, impressive. The green/white combo is one that doesn't get used often so I really like the look of it!
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Mind if I ask but why don't you change your loop to : CPU -> bottom rad -> GPU -> top rad

This way I think you could get better temps
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Mind if I ask but why don't you change your loop to : CPU -> bottom rad -> GPU -> top rad

This way I think you could get better temps

Because that wouldn't affect temps anyway, water cooling is based on equilibrium of the water temperature. Right now I have it ordered from most restrictive to least, which improves flow and subsequently temps by a slight margin. I did consider it briefly, but I decided the tubing would be cleanest the way I have it.
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Is it based on something you read/tried ?

Don't take it like an offense, I am building my loop and I'm asking myself and others the same question ! redface.gif

Please have a look :

http://www.overclock.net/t/1357785/build-log-cl-st10-w-c-blue-white-black-colors/60#post_19445637

My thinking, if the CPU raises the water by 5° for example, and it goes straight to to GPU, I think it's worse than if it goes first in the rad and the gpu receives water with lowered temp

Am I wrong ?
Edited by snowfree52 - 3/5/13 at 10:47pm
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Is it based on something you read/tried ?

Don't take it like an offense, I am building my loop and I'm asking myself and others the same question ! redface.gif

Please have a look :

http://www.overclock.net/t/1357785/build-log-cl-st10-w-c-blue-white-black-colors/60#post_19445637

My thinking, if the CPU raises the water by 5° for example, and it goes straight to to GPU, I think it's worse than if it goes first in the rad and the gpu receives water lowered by 5 degres

Am I wrong ?

Yep, but it is a common misconception. The water temp in your loop vary in extremely small amounts, it will warm up until it reaches whatever threshold your radiators/fans cool at. The biggest delta in the entire loop is between the inlet and outlet of your radiator, however I don't feel like typing up all of the math right now.

Loop order is much more an exercise in considering restriction of the blocks and how the pump "sees" the restriction in relation to its flow rate. You can rapidly end up with a loop that runs very hot if you do not plan correctly.

Here are some learning tools:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1108918/what-can-my-pump-handle-a-guide

http://www.overclockers.com/guide-deltat-water-cooling/

http://skinneelabs.com/cpu-water-blocks/

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/265776-11-read-first-watercooling-sticky

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?147767-The-impact-of-tubing-sizes
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thank you for the links ! will be reading that ASAP !
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Great work man. I like the green is a great color in that case with the components. good decision!
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